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attempt at his cell phone store on international boulevard near 92nd avenue. da lin shows us how friends and family are remembering a man recorded as a pillar in the community. >> reporter: the makeshift memorial outside of his store continues to grow. police say it was inside that store someone robbed and killed him and that's angered a lot of people because they say he works very hard to help the young people in this community. tears, anger and disbelief that swung killed a man to gave so much to a community that has so little. >> he was always giving the kids raider tickets. kids would come in he would give them money to feed them if they were hungry. >> it's such a sad, sad moment not because of just what's been taken from us but because of what's been taken from everyone else. my father was an amazing man. >> reporter: the police chief and the victim's family spoke out this afternoon asking witnesses to speak up and help solve the killing. >> personally saddened by this senseless act of violence and i pledge to this family and community that we will forge as many resources as we can
reporter danielle nottingham shows us how these new numbers could impact undecided voters. >>> reporter: armed with the latest jobs numbers, president obama and republican rival mitt romney are battling it out over the economy. >> and unless we change course, we may well be looking at another recession. >> we have made real progress. but we are here today because we know we have more work to do. >> reporter: employers added 171,000 jobs in october. but with more americans looking for work, the unemployment rate moved up slightly from 7.8 to 7.9%. romney told voters in wisconsin, he can do better. >> this is not a time for america to settle. >> no. >> we're four days away from a fresh start. >> reporter: in ohio, president obama made the case he is moving the country forward. >> we know what change looks like. and what the governor's offering ain't it. >> reporter: ohio could decide who wins the white house. not only are the candidates spending a lot of time there in these closing days. they're bombarding voters with fresh tv ads. >> who will do more for the auto industry? >> reporter: m
to the streets. linda? >> reporter: and allen that message is if you must use your smart phones on the street, be aware of your surroundings. this neighbor is particularly vulnerable because a lot of people are texting, using their phones, not being aware and being robbed. it has been such a big problem that this business here on folk street decided to post a sign warning their customers. >> reporter: they are talking and they are texting as they walk down the street or sit at a sidewalk cafe. police call these folks easy targets for thieves. this woman was a victim in russian hill recently. >> i was just sitting there looking down at my phone and then somebody just grabbed it and it was like a phone wallet combo. i started chasing after them. but then like i realized there was two of them and i said what am i going to do? >> reporter: and that was enough for her boss and co- workers at this beauty store nearby to put up this sign warning customers. thieves are getting more aggressive, grabbing phones easily, but sometimes using pepper spray, even a gun to steal the phones. especially from wo
sandbags. the department of public works, a representative is here to tell us about the program. how does it work, justin? >> the station is here available to residents 24 hours a day 7 days a week which is new for us n prior years the station was only available monday through friday. >> reporter: how does it work as far as filling up the bags? >> well, as you can see you can either come with a partner or do it yourself. there's a 25-bag limit for residents and business here in the city. >> do you have any areas prone to flooding in concord? we have two major storms coming in between thursday and sunday. >> yeah, we have some areas in northern concord near the naval weapons station property that there is some flooding from time to time with heavy rains. >> reporter: all right. so i know you have a lot of preparations to do cleaning out some gutters. thank you for your time this evening. and again we are here in concord but you can check with your own chamber of commerce about free sandbagging for residents and businesses. reporting from concord, roberta gonzales, cbs 5. >>> much more on
on the come storm a bit later. chief meteorologist paul deanno will be back to tell us when we'll expect the heaviest rainfall and julie watts with what to expect from insurance companies before they pay for storm damage. to find out what's happening in your neighborhood use our interrer active high-def doppler radar online. log on to our website, cbssf.com/weather. >>> the long battle over a historic northern california oyster farm is over tonight. the drakes bay oyster company along point reyes national seashore will be shut down converted back to a wilderness area. u.s. interior secretary ken salazar decided not to renew the farm's lease which expires at the end of the month. he says that it should be returned to wilderness for future generation to enjoy. >>> other bay area headlines, a manhunt is on for an intruder who snuck into a woman's palo alto apartment as she slept. police say the victim woke just after 2 a.m. to find the man in a dark hooded sweatshirt standing in her room. investigators think he intended to rape her. he took off when she started screaming. >>> in oakland, no
boehner is standing his ground. >> you know, the american people this week didn't give us a mandate to simply do the simple thing. they elected us to lead. they gave us a mandate to work together to do the best for our country. >> reporter: both parties will have to compromise by the end of the year to avoid the so- called "fiscal cliff." if they don't, the country faces a rollback of tax cuts as well as big cuts to defense and social programs. and there will be little time for the winners to celebrate. next tuesday, congress convenes and the top discussion will be on that "fiscal cliff." at the white house, tara mergener cbs 5. >> mitt romney and his wife left their boston hotel this morning. their future is uncertain. romney spent the past six years running for president. what's next? the initial plan is to spend time with family. but his wife recently said he will not run again for president. there is april general consensus the 65-year-old politician was unlikely -- there is a general consensus the 65-year-old politic was unlikely to disappear from the public altogether. >>> vot
over the bay area. cbs 5 reporter da lin explains the problem isn't just the thieves. it's also us. >> reporter: a trip on lakeshore avenue in oakland or any bay area city you'll see plenty of eyeballs looking down on smartphones and nothing else. >> and i didn't even pay attention to the camera. >> reporter: we caught one after another so engrossed in their phones that they ignored their surroundings. this man almost bumped into me. some bay area police agencies say that's why they are responding to so many robberies involving cell phones. they say people make themselves easy targets. some people even walk with their $400 and $500 phones out in the open. >> i handed him the phone in the crowded area, once he got his hands on it he was gone. >> reporter: daniel casey of oakland learned his lesson. never let a stranger borrow his iphone. >> felt betrayed. i was being nice. >> reporter: oakland saw a 23% increase in robberies so far this year compared to the same time last year. police say of the 60 robbery suspects arrested since august, more than half, 31 of them were arrested for
47% of americans want the president to raise taxes on the rich, the president has been using that as political backing to his plan and republicans could use that as an excuse saying that they were just forced to compromise. in the meantime, congressional leaders are scheduled to meet with the president in the white house next week. i'm grace lee, cbs 5. >>> the other big story out of washington today the director of the cia resigned after admitting he had an extramarital affair. david petraeus says the extremely poor judgment is unacceptable as a husband and as the leader of the spy organization. the affair surfaced when the fbi got a tip and investigated whether it posed a security risk. petraeus had been head of the cia since september of last year. before that, he led u.s. military forces in both afghanistan and iraq. much more on the petraeus story ahead on the "cbs evening news with scott pelley." >>> bay area headlines. this is what's left of a suspect's car after a police chase ended this afternoon. they say the person was driving recklessly through castro valley befor
international airport. as mark sayre tells us, the fbi is taking it serious. >> reporter: they are in charge of the investigation and alameda county sheriff's deputies say there is no question that what they found is potentially very dangerous. the incident occurred here at the terminal 2 security checkpoint at the oakland international airport. authorities say 49-year-old jeffrey mcgann a 49-year-old resident of rancho palos verdes was trying to board a home to l.a.x. when attempted to pass through the security checkpoint with a suspicious watch. >> the watch had on it a toggle switch, a series of fuses, series of wires protruding from it, a circuit board, and the watch itself, which was on incorrect time. >> reporter: it wasn't just the watch that drew the attention of authorities. it was also mcgann's overall behavior and an unusual alteration to his boots. >> they also had what appeared to be a homemade cavity in there. and he was very evasive on everything that he was doing. >> reporter: while no actual explosives were found on mcgann, nor in his luggage, authorities say there's no ques
faced a judge today. as cbs 5 reporter len ramirez tells us, that suspect appears to be ashamed of what he did. len. >> reporter: that's right. it was just the briefest of court appearances today for the suspect in this case jonathan wilbanks. in fact, he was in court less than a minute as he begins this process of a potential death penalty case. >>> reporter: wearing the red pullover and shackles of a man accused of murder, jonathan wilbanks walked to his first court appearance with his head down. he is accused of killing a man during an attempted carjacking and wounding a san jose cop after a string of armed robberies but he did not enter a plea. >> no thank you. >> reporter: outside, his court- appointed lawyer spoke to wilbanks' state of mind. >> extremely remorseful. >> reporter: wilbanks and an accomplice allegedly robbed four san jose businesses at gunpoint last friday night then killed 22-year-old rory parkpettiford while attempting to carjack him in the parking lot of a 7-eleven. later when tailed by a police patrol car, the crime partners allegedly stopped, got out and fired o
about the deadly attack on the u.s. console at in benghazi, libya. acting director mike morrell will testify instead. some lawmakers say they still need to hear from petraeus. >> from my point of view it is essential that he give testimony before the congress so we can figure out benghazi. >> reporter: the fbi uncovered his extramarital affair with paula broadwell after a second woman, jill kelly, reported receiving anonymous threatening e-mails. kelly and her husband knew petraeus and his wife socially. there is no evidence of involvement between kelly and petraeus. in washington, randall pinkston, cbs 5. >>> his name is synonymous with anti-virus software. and now john mcafee's name is wanted following a murder. he is wanted for questioning in the shooting dow jones of his 52-year-old name. the victim and mcafee had a apparently long-running feud. >> they had a relationship and sort of a history of quarreling, which without knowing the facts it seems to be why they would want to talk to him. >> now this isn't mcafee's first scrape with authorities -- scrape with authorities. h
and hamas to come to a cease-fire. as cbs reporter danielle nottingham shows us, both sides are stepping up their assaults. >> reporter: israel made a second strike on this gaza city building where international and arab media work. the israelis say they killed a senior commander responsible for the hundreds of rockets fired into israel. at least 100 palestinians and three israelis have died since the violence erupted last wednesday. in southern israel, a hamas rocket ripped a hole through an empty school. police say it was one of at least 75 that landed overnight. israel's new iron dome defense system is helping keep casualty numbers low. >> i feel confident that the iron dome is going to be protecting us. >> reporter: the missile shield is successfully taking out hamas rockets before they land in populated areas like jerusalem and tel aviv. egypt is take a leading role in trying to broker a cease-fire between hamas and israel. president obama is traveling in asia and has been on the phone with leaders in the region. >> israel has every right to expect that it does not have missiles fired
in us. >> reporter: matt cain. >> we have had such an eventful year and we got romo still being romo behind us. [ laughter ] >> but i mean, this has been truly amazing. and without you guys we wouldn't be here and you guys are by far the best fans in baseball. >> reporter: and buster posey. >> the same for me. looking around and seeing all the excitement and happiness on everybody's face you realize that an accomplishment like this means more than just winning a game. >> reporter: alongside pablo sandoval, the first venezuelan to win the world series mvp, marco scutaro thank fans in spanish. [ speaking spanish ] but the really inside the dugout celebration was exposed on stage when hunter pence brought out the sunflower seeds. >> then after all that, tony bennett came out and sang, what else, i left my heart in san francisco. all right. a live look from chopper 5 now. pictures show you the civic center. there is a big mess to clean up. no official crowd estimates but surely into the hundreds of thousands if not a million people. all those people who poured into the city for the parad
. cbs 5 reporter ann notarangelo tells us he had some heartless last words for the victims' families. >> reporter: nathan burris wanted to turn his murder trial into a spectacle and he did. but it was the jurors who had the last word and it was the victims' families who had the last laugh. >> i can never forgive him. i hate him. and i'm glad they gave him the death penalty. >> reporter: moments after jurors decided he should die for murder, joy outside the courtroom. >> we're so happy. >> reporter: this from people who didn't always support the death penalty. were you against the death penalty before this? >> i was. but now anybody that takes a life like that, they need to die. >> reporter: but to understand their change of heart, you have to understand their journey. three years ago, nathan burris murdered his ex-girlfriend, deborah ross and her friend ersie everette at the richmond/san rafael bridge toll plaza. he has been acting as his own attorney and frequently mocked the victims' families in court. today was no exception. burris became agitated and turned to everette's family
saw this rushing mudslide, what went through your mind? >> god, please help us. >> reporter: it wasn't an act of god but a pipe burst, sending 45 to you gallons of water some 300 feet down a hill creating a massive mud fall that consumed more than a dozen cars. the owners could only watch as the cars were buried up to their windows. it turns out no houses were damaged. residents were let back in a few hours later. arturo ramirez said he and his wife are grateful it missed their home by a whisker. >> i told her, right upstairs, they are watching you. if the mud went the other way, my house and these houses are going to fall down. >> you can see the pipe shoot off. >> reporter: take a close look from chopper 5. officials say it was this cast iron pipe connected to a reservoir tank that broke off at 4:20 this morning. the pipeline was made in the 1930s. >> you know we have an aging system and pipes in the ground that are probably close or past use for life. that is not uncommon in the bay area. >> reporter: city officials say they do the best to shore them up or replace them as time and
a dangerous driver off the streets. well, then came the guns. christin ayers shows us they got it on video. >> reporter: that's right. two men brandishing weapons at a couple who had been recording video of the men driving rick restly. it just took a few minutes for those men to pull handguns on the couple. it was all caught on tape. a man and wife shot this cell phone video of two suspects in another car pointing guns at them. the couple had recorded video of the alleged gunmen james crosby and michael meadows, driving recklessly. the gunmen followed them then held the man and his wife up demanding that video. the man and his wife drove away. >> what they didn't realize is that the suspects had followed them. the back door of their car opens up and one of the suspects gets inside. the husband gets into a struggle with the suspect. the husband is able to push the suspect out of the car and tells his wife hit the gas, get out of here. >> reporter: they got out as the suspects fired after them grazing their car. no one was hurt. after a high-speed chase, police later tracked down the suspect
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